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Date(s) - 19/11/2014 - 04/12/2014
All Day

Indian Museum




SAFAR NAMA, presented by Alliance française du Bengale in association with the Indian Museum, Ambedkar University,the  Craft Council-West Bengal, Les Amis de la France and Akar Prakar, is a journey through a Kalamkari Hanging. The 25 “Tapis Moghol” from Museum of Printed Textiles, Mulhouse- France, represent a visual mapping of a journey of ideas, concepts and symbols in the Kalamkari tradition ; these tapestries, a rare and unique creation of the 17th century, integrate features from Russian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Malay artistic traditions; as well as influences  from the Mughal, Persian and Dakhani schools.

Continuing traditions : a show of contemporary artists and designers, amongst them : Jayashree Chakravarty, Aditya Basak, Paula Sengupta, Archana Hande, Shrabani Roy and Sabhyashachi Mukherjee will be presented.